With the world on lockdown thanks to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, there are more precautions in place than ever and as a result, property viewings quickly fell by the wayside. Though given how much more time we have to ourselves in isolation, online property searches have sky rocketed (alongside wine delivery services and shopping for lockdown gifts). Thankfully, enterprising realtors the world over moved quickly to implement virtual tours of luxury real estate. Here's our pick of the best properties for sale with virtual tour access.
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Crown Residences at One Barangaroo, Sydney
Views don't come much better than those from the new Crown Residences, looking over Sydney Harbour and beyond. One Barangaroo is Australia’s first fully-integrated hotel-branded residences, due for completion in early 2021. Offering premium services to residents with hotel-standard amenities on hand including a spa and gym. The luxurious properties are finished to an impeccable standard with breathtaking views over Sydney.
Prices start from £4.9 million ($AU9.5 million) for a large two bedroom. The Duplex Penthouse is set to record one of Australia’s most momentous sales, boasting panoramic views of Sydney Harbour, 6.5 metre double height ceilings, a media room and wine cellar.
Find out more at onebarangaroo.com
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The Royal Atlantis Residences, Dubai
For unrivalled sea and city skylines, sophisticated interiors and luxury facilities, The Royal Atlantis has all this and more going for it. Located on the iconic Palm Jumeirah, the Residences enjoy the best of beachfront living and is in reaching distance of some of Dubai's finest dining spots.
The Residences boast luxury marble and carpet interiors, floor-to-ceiling windows showcasing flawless views and soft colour palettes for versatility throughout. Owners can make the most of the good weather with either the rooftop or the waterfront pool.
Available at the guide price of 6,995,000 د.إ. through Knight Frank:
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Upper Phillimore Gardens, London
Situated in one of London's most prime locations, Upper Phillimore Gardens is located right next to the beautiful Holland Park and a stone's throw from some well-connected tube lines.
This property combines the luxuries of modern living with period features, showing design flair while paying homage to the existing Italianate Victorian architecture. Comprising of eight bedrooms, nine bathrooms and six generously-sized communal areas, the property also enjoys an immaculate patio area.
Available at the guide price of 32,000,000 GBP through Knight Frank:
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La Senda Drive Three Arch Bay, Laguna Beach
Situated on the coast of Laguna Beach, this 20,000 sq.ft property boasts northwest-facing views that capture the ocean, beach, sunsets and Catalina from every room of the house. Secluded behind a custom entry gate with a circular drive, park-like grounds and spacious courtyard, the wraparound view decks offer steps down to bedrock, where a private saltwater pool is replenished naturally with the tide.
Approx. 5,144 square feet with four bedrooms, five full baths and two half baths, the spacious residence showcases high ceilings, a seamless living and dining area, a home theatre, an extensive glass-enclosed wine storage wall, and a sleek kitchen with enormous island and top-end appliances. Just inside the entry gate, a separate structure is ideal as a gym, studio or office.
Available at the guide price of 17,995,000 USD from Douglas Elliman:
Parrot Cay, BWI Turks And Caicos Islands
Located on the exclusive and privately-owned island of Parrot Cay in the Turks and Caicos Islands is Point House with a spectacular beachfront private estate that spans over 7,000 square feet with stunning views of the ocean.
Featuring a covered terrace and pool finished with a unique Lava Stone from Bali it also consists of a spa, gym and on-site tennis court. Spanning two floors with five bedrooms, five full baths and one partial bath, the property was in 2011.
Available at the guide price of 15,000,000 USD through Christie's:
The Peninsula Estate, Crsytal Harbour, Cayman Islands
Situated on one of Grand Cayman's most desirable canal front locations with 270 degrees of waterfront views of the peaceful North Sound, the Peninsula Estate at Crystal Harbour is a destination in itself. Located on 1.75 acres in a private, gated compound of Crystal Harbour, this grand estate has its own private granite and marble drive with five air-conditioned parking garages.
This 25,000 square foot property offers six incredibly spacious bedrooms and ten baths over three stories. Thoughtfully designed with entertaining in mind, the estate features 21 terraces, commercial sized European kitchens with state of the art appliances, a 700 bottle wine cellar, outdoor barbecue and entertaining area and two pool bars to compliment the island's largest residential swimming pool.
Further highlights include a separate building housing the private theatre lounge and bar and vast, tranquil gardens.
Available at the guide price of 17,000,000 USD through Christie's:
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Principal Tower Penthouse, London
Comprising of 299 luxury apartments and penthouses, Principal Tower one of London’s tallest residential buildings at 162 metres above ground. The project also marks Concord London’s first large-scale development within the capital.
This property enjoys sweeping views across the city, each apartment a pool of natural light thanks to the floor-to-ceiling-windows. The tower offers a number of luxurious amenities including an edgeless infinity pool, spa, sauna, state-of-the-art gym overlooking the piazza, a cinema and residents lounge.
This three-bed penthouse enjoys 2,080 sq ft, three en-suite bathrooms and a large open plan kitchen-diner.
Available at the guide price of 5,750,000 GBP via Principal Tower: